Welcome to Castleknock School of Music (CSM).

Our philosophy is to provide excellent music tuition and to provide stimulating music classes that will develop in our students a real and lasting love of music.

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CSM Guitar Teacher Stevie with his Band 'Overhead, the Albatross'

Overhead, The Albatross - Our very own Stevie Darragh and his band are just back after being invited to perform at a prestigious music festival in Canada.
They write all their own songs and their energy on stage is electrifying.
Click on the link below to read the fantastic write-up the band received in this week's Irish Times.
Utube link here to listen live:
CSM Team

Happy St. Patrick's Day & Easter

We would like to wish all our parents and students a very happy St. Patrickk's Day and a peaceful Easter.

The school will be closed from Thursday 17th March - Saturday 2nd April 2016

Classes resume on Monday 4h April 2016

CSM & MMA Team 


Busy Babies Classes

Our ever popular Busy Babies Classes (6 months - 24 months) 


Day: Wednesdays

Time: 1.40 - 2.10pm


Day: Saturdays

Time: 4.00 - 4.30pm

Venue: Studio One

Ongar Centre, 4-5, The Mall, Ongar Centre, Dublin 15 

€88.00 for 8 Consecutive Weeks


To enrol, please call Margo on 01 826 1100 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or download enrolment form here:


Trial Classes are available subject to availability: Cost is €10.00 payable at reception. If you wish to enrol afterwards, only the balance of the term fee is required: €78.00. 

Busy Babies is a fun and educational music class and offers:

  • Shared quality musical experiences between parent / guardian and child
  • New and innovative ways of interacting and bonding with your child
  • Simple songs to develop child’s sense of pitch, language skills and vocabulary
  • Percussion instruments and activities to develop a sense of pulse and rhythm
  • Activities to develop small and gross motor movement and coordination
  • Activities to develop aural and listening skills
  • Activities to develop understanding of musical elements
  • Puppets to stimulate anticipation and singing response
  • Musical games / activities to develop pulse, rhythm and coordination
  • A socially interactive and musical environment for parent / guardian and child
  • Listening / Responding to music imaginatively and creatively.
  • Songs and activities can be an integral part of daily routine at home

Click on the link to our Busy Babies Video: http://www.castleknockschoolofmusic.com/gallery/videos/event-videos

MMA Team Smile


Royal Irish Academy of Music Winter Exams Saturday 21st November & Sunday 29th November 2015

Royal Irish Academy of Music Written Theory Exams (Grades III - VIII)

Saturday 21st November at 2pm

Hartstown Community School


Dublin 15

(Students should arrive no later than 1.45pm to be seated and settled)

Royal Irish Academy of Music Instrumental Exams

(Voice, Music Theatre, Piano, Flute, Violin and Clarinet)

Sunday 29th November 2015

Studio One & Studio Seven

Castleknock School of Music

4-5 The Mall

Ongar Village

Dublin 15

Studio 2 and Studio 6

9.30am - 6.00pm

Students individual times are now available from all instrumental teachers. 

Please consult your child's teacher for exact time of exam.

Good luck to all our students

CSM Team






CSM Christmas Concerts Series Sunday 6th December - Saturday 19th December 2015 .... for your entertainment and enjoyment

Our ever-popular Christmas Concerts Series is scheduled. Please see full details below of all concerts. We look forward to all of our students performances. All parents, grandparents welcome. Admission FREE.






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